Taylor Swift Fan Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver After Leaving Tour
Taylor Swift‘s followers are saying “Lengthy Stay” to a fellow Swiftie.
Jacob Lewis, 20, died on April 22 after being hit by a suspected drunk driver whereas leaving a Taylor Swift live performance, in response to native outlet KPRC. He was reportedly driving again from the Eras Tour present in Houston, Texas with sister April Bancroft once they bumped into automobile points.
The 20-year-old was driving a Buick LaCrosse on South U.S. Freeway 59 round 1:15 a.m. when the “car grew to become disabled,” in response to an April 24 press launch from Houston police that did not title the sufferer. Authorities mentioned he stepped out to push their automobile when he was hit by Alan Bryant Hayes, 34, driving a Volkswagen Beetle. Lewis died on the scene.
Lewis’ dad Steve Lewis advised KPRC that Hayes “stopped and acquired out and helped my daughter pull my son, pull Jacob from underneath his driver-side tire.” He mentioned the alleged suspect then fled, including, “Solely after that did he get again in his automobile and drive off and go away.”
Hayes was ultimately taken into custody and charged with a DWI, in addition to failure to cease and render support, police mentioned. E! Information has reached out to Harris County police for lawyer data for Hayes however has not heard again.